ECR: What will it be like to be a radiologist in 2030?
March 3, 2022 -- The radiologists of 2030 are likely to be subspecialized, trained in how to communicate with patients, and augmented -- but not replaced -- by artificial intelligence (AI), according to a presentation on 2 March at ECR Overture. Read More
Patients' anxiety over MRI can have major impact on clinical workflow
February 8, 2022 -- Patients who reported stress anxiety were significantly more likely to need an MRI scan to be repeated and to have a longer examination time, according to research from Germany. Read More
Predatory journals represent serious global threat
September 22, 2021 -- Open access publishing for aspiring radiology authors is growing fast, but it's a corrupt scene that ultimately pollutes science to the tune of $77 million a year in fees, according to new research. Read More
French team reveals new MRI findings on Alzheimer's disease
August 6, 2021 -- Investigators from the Normandy University's Blood and Brain Institute in Caen have concluded that large white-matter hyperintensity volume identified on brain MRI in people with Alzheimer's disease is linked to poor cognitive function. Read More
Nikolaou urges development of 'welcoming culture' in radiology
July 26, 2021 -- Radiology must continue its efforts to develop and expand a "welcoming culture" that boosts loyalty and satisfaction among staff, according to Prof. Dr. Konstantin Nikolaou of the University Hospital Tübingen in Germany. Read More
It's official: Pandemic led to more stress and new work practices
July 19, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted anxiety and stress levels among radiographers and caused significant changes in working methods and workload, a U.K. study has found. Read More
Holloway: Cloud adoption can prove vital in combating cyberattacks
July 12, 2021 -- The consolidating effect within the process of cloud adoption will definitely help to reduce the risks posed by cyberattacks and minimize the criminals' devastating impact on healthcare services. That's the view of top industry expert Steve Holloway. Read More
Novel analysis helps lift the lid on gaslighting in radiology
April 27, 2021 -- Medical imaging departments are not immune to instances of abuse and bullying, and gaslighting -- or emotional manipulation of another person -- can be one of them, researchers have reported. They laid out a practical set of coping skills and mechanisms. Read More
Keep in mind chest imaging patterns to prepare for future crises
March 12, 2021 -- German researchers have warned that understanding chest imaging patterns prompted by the pandemic -- especially what time of day most exams are ordered -- would be useful for dealing with further waves of COVID-19. Read More
Imaging proves vital when assessing COVID-19 kidney complications
March 11, 2021 -- Imaging plays a central role in evaluating and tracking kidney complications due to COVID-19 -- and radiologists must not only understand what to look for but also make themselves readily available to their referring colleagues, Italian experts told ECR 2021 attendees. Read More